Hot German Potato Salad

Opal Jackson-Cakmak


Super easy, this one-skillet hot German potato salad with vinegar and bacon is a great side dish,

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Wow, wow, wow... this German potato salad is simple, yet so delicious. It's sweet, salty, and sour all at once. Bacon adds a smoky flavor to the hot potato salad. The hot potatoes soak up all the flavor. There is no mayonnaise in this recipe, so a tasty option if you avoid mayo. Test Kitchen Avatar The Test Kitchen


★★★★★ 5 votes



  • 12 large
    baking potatoes (red or Yukon Gold)
  • 1 lb
  • 1 medium
    red onion
  • 1 c
    white vinegar
  • 1 tsp
    celery salt
  • 1/4 c

How to Make Hot German Potato Salad


  1. Boil your potatoes until just done and able to be poked easily with a fork (about 15 - 20 minutes).
  2. While potatoes are cooking, cook bacon to crispy in a skillet. Remove bacon to drain; reserve drippings.
  3. Dice the onion, then cook in reserved bacon drippings until tender.
  4. Add vinegar, celery salt, and sugar. Stir until everything is dissolved. Add crumbled bacon.
  5. Slice potatoes and add them to pan. Mix until potatoes are well coated.
  6. Simmer for 5-10 minutes. Serve hot.

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